20 October 2009

Some french wine facts....

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French wine facts

· The French consume 60 litres of wine per person a year which is more than any other country in the world.

· France produces more wine than any other country (550 million cases produced per annum which is five times more than Australia at 110 million cases pa).

· A third of all French wine produced is exported.

· France has 10 principal wine producing regions and has its own identity including grape types. Appelation control√©e laws guarantee a wine's origins and style.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting French wine facts. Unfortunately, The wine consumption is now declining in France in favor of... soft drinks !

    Cathy
    Rocket French

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